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Literacy (K-5)

Literacy (K-5): This session will address the question How does the HSS Framework integrate and support literacy? This session will introduce participants to the instructional shifts in reading and writing that the new Framework recommends. It will explain how the Common Core State Standards, the ELA/ELD Framework, and the California English language development standards inform discipline-specific reading instruction that occurs in history-social science. Strategies like sentence deconstruction, text identification, and close reading will highlight the importance of discipline-specific reading in the new HSS Framework.

Presentation Team:

  • Christina Arpante, Expeditionary Learning
  • Phyllis Goldsmith, UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project
  • Susan Smith, Riverside COE
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